2.0 engine will not slow down to idle,must be placed into neutral to slow down or stop

Asked by Jun 21, 2014 at 05:13 PM about the 2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check for vacume for leaks,they will make you rev up like that.

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vac leaks, bad IAC, or TPS

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I concur about the IAC (Idle Air Control). Before you rush out to replace this part, take it off, clean the carbon build-up out with brake cleaner or mild solvent & clean rag. I did this to my 2000 Dodge Neon and the idle is acting perfectly normal once again.

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